Empire Polo Club Announces Opening Day of the 2017 Polo Season

Opening Day & Hat Day – Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Empire Polo Club is pleased to announce the dates of their 2017 Polo Season. Sunday Polo kicks off on Sunday, January 1st with two featured matches at 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM. The official “Opening Day & Hat Day” at Empire Polo Club is scheduled for Sunday, January 8th, 2017.

What’s New This Season?
This season Empire Polo Club has added two new VIP Terraces along the main Sunday Polo field with expanded seating areas. A selection of craft beers will be available for purchase in the VIP Sports Lounge along with a new Sunday Polo menu offering a variety of tasty appetizers and lunch entrees. Tailgaters will enjoy additional shade tents, available for the public to use in the General Admission area.



Sunday Polo
Sunday Polo games are scheduled every week from Jan. 1st through April 2nd, 2017. The polo club will be closed on Sunday, January 15th and again on Sunday, March 5th, 2017.

General Admission is FREE with a $20 parking fee for all Sunday afternoon polo games. Tailgaters are welcome; space along the sidelines is available on a first come, first served basis. Bleacher seating is also available in the General Admission area. Spectators are welcome to bring their own food and beverages into the General Admission area. Food and beverage service is also available for purchase.
VIP Admission is $25 per person and includes parking, VIP seating and a complimentary Champagne Divot Stomp. The VIP seating area is located in front of the Olympic-peaked tents on the west side of the main polo field and offers field-side covered seating.

Spectators can also watch Sunday football games while enjoying polo at the VIP Sports Lounge and Bar, located adjacent to the VIP seating area. The Sports Lounge offers viewers three flat screens featuring Sunday football games and other popular sports.

Reservations for VIP seating are highly recommended. Food and beverage service is available onsite during Sunday matches. For VIP reservations or group rates please call 760-393-7298 or email tonyschieffer@empirepolo.com. No outside food or beverages are allowed into the VIP area.
The entrance for Sunday games is on Ave. 50 between Monroe St. and Madison St.

Friday Night Polo

Empire Polo Club offers Friday night “Polo Under The Lights” on the third Friday of each month. Friday night polo features one polo match that typically lasts about an hour and a half. The Friday night game time is 5:30 PM in January and February, and 6:30 PM in March. Arrive early to get a good spot to tailgate. Bleacher seating is also available. Beverage service is available onsite during the Friday night games. Admission, tailgating and parking are free for Friday night games. Spectators are welcome to bring their own food and beverages to this event. Enter on Monroe St. at Ave. 51 for Friday Night Polo.

2017 Friday Night Game Schedule

• Friday, January 20th at 5:30 PM
• Friday, February 17th at 5:30 PM
• Friday, March 17th at 6:30 PM



Click here to view Empire Polo Club’s Tournament Schedule for Players.

Click here for Spectator’s Season Schedule 2017

Contact Information

Empire Polo Club
81-800 Ave. 51, Indio, CA 92201

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